GRANTHAM (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
75641
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Abbey
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas L. Helliwell et al, St. Catharines, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Louise L. Chisholm & William R. Chisholm.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Beam:
23.7'
Depth:
11.7'
Tonnage (gross):
400
Tonnage (net):
384
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Salmon River, Bay of Quinte.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
6 Jul 1913
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Sank while lightening stranded Canadian steamer A.E. AMES.
History

1873, Sep Launched.

1875, Oct Carried 21,600 bushels corn for Kingston, ONT.

1876, May Carried 300,000' lumber Muskegon, MI - Montreal, QUE.

1876 347 gross tons.

1879, Aug 2 140 x 26 x 12', 342.78 gross / 324.8 net tons.

1886 Towed by MYLES & CELTIC.

1890, May Ashore Nine Mile Point near Kingston.

1891, Sep Repaired, Kingston.

1896, May Ashore Kingston; released.

1913, Jul 6 Owned Donnelly Wrecking Co.; wrecked Lake Ontario.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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GRANTHAM (1873, Schooner)